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Xfire Crash/freeze Help please

post #1 of 8
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I am attempting a Xfire with 2 5870s but Xfire is enabled, GPU-z confirms, and testing with 3D Mark 11 is results in crashing

Here is all the information I can think would help:

Cards: Both are Radeon 5870s 1GB DDR3 Memory and the same accross the board ones a HSI and ones a XFX

Idle Temp for both is 40 to 50c

Latest Catalyst 11.4

Crossfire enabled
No Issues showing up in CrossFireX Diag in CCC
Power suply is a 850w Corsair

If any more info is needed please ask. I really want to get this fixed.

Thanks in advance


UPDATE:
I decided to do a super clean install following the path list here
http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/sh...ad.php?t=52502

Going to see how that works out
Edited by Reidlos65 - 4/28/11 at 7:42pm
post #2 of 8
Test with something else. I too get crashes with 3d mark 11
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post #3 of 8
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any recommendations or should I just run some Xfire capable games?
post #4 of 8
this seems to happen in some benchmarks for me.. aparrently its an issue with crossfire and direct x 11
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post #5 of 8
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seems to be ok, but here is a side question:

What is the reason for the card temp shooting up much higher much faster then a single card? I expected it but 70c on the top card is a bit high (then fan goes super loud)
post #6 of 8
CrossfireX 5870's can't finish a 3DMark11 performance run?
And this is common?

Am I that out of the loop?
Anyways, Reid, how do games run?
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post #7 of 8
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havent tried too many, am and was busy, tried one though and great preformance jump, no crashes but gets hot alot faster. Hence the above question. Will try more after work today
post #8 of 8
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ok so one of games im playing is Rift, its mostly fine up till about a bit ago, started crashing me. Was fine before, and at this point don't know if its card(s) or something else

Not crashing anymore but just acting up alot, could be just that though had some major bug issues going to see if its just the game,. but even when it was working fine was getting some freezing every few mins, once again card or game is unknown
Edited by Reidlos65 - 4/28/11 at 6:25pm
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